Yours is a journalistic culture that would relish the chance to be a part of.
I feel I can bring much to the team as well as learn a lot about journalistic craft from your excellent team.
I would really like the chance to discuss my skills and the job role with you further, and I am available to talk through this at any time.
Thanks for your time, Kind regards, Giles Matherson There are many different journalism cover letter examples available online, but the above journalism cover letter sample is a very good starting point for writing your own letter.
You still need essential CV details such as name, address and telephone on your CV, but when you place these details make sure to include your social media addresses (Linked In, Twitter etc) and any blogs or website portfolios in the same place. With so much competition it is very likely that your CV will only receive a skim read first time around.
And as a general rule, experience will be more of a deciding factor than qualifications.The traditional ‘I am writing to you to apply for’ is not incorrect and for financial publications or more formal journals can work well.But, for news and features positions, this blandness will only mean that the rest of your letter will need to make you sound like James Bond to keep the employer interested.Giles Matherson Address: xxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxx Tel: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Email: xxxxxxxx Linkedin: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Dear Marcus, I am writing to apply for the position of Junior Reporter at your newspaper and website and I am certain that I have the right qualifications and skills to fit the role perfectly.I recently graduated from Mid Western Journalism School with a BA Honors degree in Journalism, obtaining a First Class grading.With such high competition your journalism cover letter needs to stand out from the crowd.The below journalism cover letter example will guide you through the elements you need to include in your own journalism cover letter.PRE News Internship Public Radio East is seeking a journalism student intern to help with news coverage in Eastern North Carolina.Duties include reporting, writing and producing radio news content. To be considered send your resume, cover letter, writing and audio samples to [email protected] internship is unpaid but can provide valuable experience in a public radio newsroom.Covering letter | experience | concision | design Your covering letter is likely to be the deciding factor in whether or not a recruiter will bother to read your CV and writing samples.Any spelling or grammar errors will be an immediate disqualification, as will a generic or ‘carpet bombed’ covering letter.